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11
Jun

Our Approach To Homesickness

Everyone has days or times when they want to be somewhere else. Campers who are new to overnight camp or it’s their first time at Widjiitiwin, it can be a hard time. Even staff we go through homesickness or the desire to be at home more than at camp. Discover how we help...
26
Mar

Connections Matter

In 2010, my dad asked if I wanted to join him on a trip to India. Because of my adventurous spirit, I agreed to join him with no idea of how this country would touch me so deeply years later. I was very fortunate to spend nearly 3 months in India in the fall of 2018. During my...
08
Jan

Fill The Cups Of Glasses Half Full People

What if you could be the pitcher that fills up the cups or glasses of half full people? How could we do that? What would it look like? Is the group you hang out with better or worse for you being in it? Is the room better or worse for you being in it? Or leaving it? Are people...
02
Jan

2019 – How Did That Happen?

Happy New Years!! The older I get, the faster time seems to go. 2018 is now gone, but it was a busy year in our house. I started back to work full time after being out of commission for May and June 2017, on sick leave July to September, part time in the fall. The most exciting...
18
Sep

Leadership is like Ripples on Water

The effect of our leadership continues to go out like ripples on water through the people we have impacted. A ripple moves out from the center and the ripple effect is so much greater than the original impact formed.  As a leader, every word you say, every email you write, your...
04
Sep

Reflections on Widji Summer 2018

Here are some of the great things to celebrate as we have been blessed at Widji this past summer. 42 decisions for Christ 84 Bibles given out Full leadership team with age & maturity (8+ staff over 20) During Royal City’s week alone, 27 bibles were given out This summer...
08
Aug

Questions to Ask Your Child on the Way Home from Widji

After an amazing week at Widjiitiwin, it’s likely that your camper will be bursting to the seams with fun stories, great songs, and wishes to return to camp ASAP.  The drive home from camp can be a perfect time to reconnect with your child after a week apart. If your child...
01
May

Spring 2018 Compass Article: Widji News

Widjiitiwin continues to build meaningful relationships with our partners in the Ignite program, and we will again be welcoming groups for 5 of our summer weeks. This means that campers coming to our open enrollment weeks help to make it possible for these groups to bring campers...
26
Mar

Are You a Safe Harbour?

I recently discovered the country music group, Renegade Station, and their song Safe Harbour (words below). At Widjiitiwin, we consider safety in our community to be of paramount importance. The relationships between staff and campers and amongst the staff can make or break a...
28
Feb

Warning! Moose in a China Shop…

I’ve often wondered where the saying “a bull in a china shop” came from. How does a bull get into a china shop? More on that in a minute. Can you imagine Moose or Bear or Buster or Boomer or Sherlock or Heyoo in a china shop? It has to be arms down, eyes...